Forensic Expert Witness Profile


Robert Bates


HP Accounting Services, Inc.
1819 Polk Street #314
San Francisco, CA 94109

Phone: 508-331-8815


Bob Bates is a CPA, CFE, CVA and CFO and has worked with dozens of lawyers on over 50 cases in various states. Sometimes he provides financial support for a client in litigation, or pre-litigation, and other times he provides a report, such as a damages calculation, which can be used in litigation. He also has experience providing testimony in depositions and trials.

Unbiased Case Analysis Discovery Review & Recommendations High-Impact Demonstrative Exhibits Strategy and Tactics Conferences Damage Calculations Cash Flow Analysis Reports Profit and Loss Analysis Commercial damages, business interruption and lost profits

He has been involved in depositions/interrogatories and testifying with multiple court cases such as:

Embezzlement-2009 Discovered $300k fraud/consultant for counsel Massachusetts

Creditor-2013 NY. $1.6m debentures, usury/breach

Creditor-2013 NY. $1.7m debentures, usury/breach

Creditor-2013 LA, CA $1.7m debentures

Creditor-2012 Orange County, CA. $400k debentures

Creditor-2013 Orange County, CA. $1.3m debentures

Alter ego-California $1m

Alter ego- Nevada $1m

Alter ego-Ongoing California (interrogatories). $1m

Adversarial bankruptcy-2008-2011 Massachusetts/consulted. $300k

Employment-2009 Related to Massachusetts $300k embezzlement

Employment-1993 Washington, DC case

Personal injury-2006 testified in Massachusetts Superior Court. $100k

Breach/Misrepresentation/Fraud/Negligence California $200k

Collections: Nevada Rackateering/Fraud/False personation/unfair competition/breach/negligence California $1m 2015 Usury 2015 NY

Non-compete: Maryland $10m of business stolen/fraud/RICO-style case/assault/tortious interference/trade secret theft

Curriculum vitae

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  • Business Litigation
  • Business Valuation and Appraisal
  • Due diligence for Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Expert Witness
  • Public Company CFO
  • Forensic Accounting & Fraud examinations
  • Damage calculations